Wyndham’s Southeast Asia Push and 13 Other Top Hospitality Stories This Week

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The Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek. Wyndham Hotels and Resorts is continuing to expand its brand overseas. Wyndham Hotel Group

Skift Take: This week in hospitality, Wyndham Hotels and Resorts has been seeing vast growth in its Southeast Asian market. Meanwhile, small short-term luxury rentals aim to separate themselves from the bigger names to stay in the game.

— Jasmine Ganaishlal

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U.S. Airlines Revamp Credit Cards to Keep Pace With Competition

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Passengers wait in a security line in 2016 at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Some credit cards make it easier for passengers to access priority security queues. Scott Olson / Getty Images

Skift Take: Customers once coveted airline credit cards for their rich rewards. But banks have created other travel-oriented cards that reward them even more. Working with the banks that issue their cards, airlines are improving their offerings so they stay relevant.

— Brian Sumers

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